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Old 12-18-2005, 02:00 PM   #1  
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I just bought the msd ignition box and i am installing it right now but I can not figure out where to mount the box at. I have a 91 lx and it is supercharged so the passenger side is kind of off limits and the driver side has all types of **** over there. So if someone could help me on where people usually put the box that would be great.
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Old 12-18-2005, 03:16 PM   #2  
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I've seen many right where the battery goes, which means you have to mount the battery in the hatch.
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Old 12-18-2005, 03:25 PM   #3  
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I've seen many right where the battery goes, which means you have to mount the battery in the hatch.

Yes, I detailed a guys Sn95 and he made a diamond plate cut out to fit over the battery tray and mounted the box right to that. Alot of guys mount them to the firewalls
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Old 12-18-2005, 03:39 PM   #4  
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Yea firewall is the easiest bet.
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Old 12-18-2005, 03:42 PM   #5  
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I did mine right under my CAI, on the left side, doesnt work if you have stock air box.
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Old 12-18-2005, 04:16 PM   #6  
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not to steal your post but does anyone know if you can use the msd boost retard ignition box on a n/a motor?
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Old 12-18-2005, 10:02 PM   #7  
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not to steal your post but does anyone know if you can use the msd boost retard ignition box on a n/a motor?
You probably can but doesn't retard ignition timing at higher rpms. That would definitly cause power loss on a n/a motor.
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Old 12-18-2005, 10:59 PM   #8  
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yeah i know it would do that but, it is adjustable so i can make it so it would not adjust it much, but i want to get an ignition box but im looking into turbocharges so i dont want to be pining in higher rpms
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Old 12-19-2005, 12:59 AM   #9  
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Hey, keep that box away from heat sources or you'll be buying another one.
If call MSD's 1-800 number and ask them they'll send you a real good tech book on everything they make........
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Old 12-19-2005, 03:39 PM   #10  
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you could mount it on the bottom of the sub frame, i have seen that, on the drivers side under the battery not under under, but on the oppsite side of the sub frame. if you want o do the extra wiring you could mount it under the driver or passingers seat.
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